This is an analysis of the poem The Moral that begins with:
You mustn't groom an Arab with a file.
You hadn't ought to tension-spring a mule. ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaabcbcdede
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1101110001 11010100101 1101010101 1110010101 1111110001 1111010101 11101110101 00110010101 101111111011 10111010111 001010010001 11101010110
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 518
- Average number of words per stanza: 103
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, i, your are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words you, i'll, i are repeated.
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